Invitation from scout group

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Do you recognise the painting opposite?

If you do, then you’ve had some sort of connection with Girvan Scout Group, possibly as a leader, parent, committee member or as a youth member. Maybe you were one of Una’s Boys?

Girvan Scout Hall, in Glendoune Street, has been done up in a major refurbishment programme, thanks to three Ayrshire funding bodies and a lot of hard work by local firms and volunteers.

Money from Ayrshire LEADER paid for the revived Jungle Book scene which occupies a whole wall inside the annexe. The original, painted in 1994 by Karen Sloan, had become a bit jaded having suffered some unfortunate wear and tear over the years.

For more on this story see this week’s Carrick Gazette.